CHELSEA FAN VIEW: To call for Frank Lampard’s sacking is the pinnacle of idiocy

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The pressure on Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is intensifying following a disappointing 2-0 defeat by Leicester City on Tuesday night. The loss leaves Lampard’s side in eighth place in the Premier League and 11 points behind table-toppers Manchester United. As a result questions are being asked if the 42-year-old, who is the club’s record goalscorer, is …

Why Leicester have every chance of repeating 2016 and winning the Premier League title   

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Surely nobody out there will deny Leicester City are genuine Premier League title contenders? Tuesday night’s 2-0 win over Chelsea was just the latest demonstration of their class as they overwhelmed their opponents with slick and effective football. It isn’t only that Brendan Rodgers’ side moved top of the table – after all, that leadership …

James Maddison leads way with Covid-safe celebration and Kevin de Bruyne keeps players apart

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Leicester City‘s James Maddison has taken on the responsibility of easing the pressure on football and the Premier League with a choreographed, socially distanced celebration after a fine goal against Southampton. The controversy surrounding players flouting Covid rules last week resulted in increasing calls for the game to be suspended as the new variant of …

Brendan Rodgers ‘hopeful’ that Jamie Vardy will be fit to face Chelsea after hip problem flares up

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Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers is hoping Jamie Vardy will be fit to start against Chelsea on Tuesday night after the striker’s sore hip flared up during Saturday’s victory over Southampton.  The Foxes moved up to second in the Premier League with a hard-fought 2-0 win over the Saints, with James Maddison and Harvey Barnes scoring …

Wolves, West Brom, Brighton and Chelsea players BREAK Premier League Covid protocols by hugging

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James Maddison revealed Brendan Rodgers had challenged the Leicester City players to create socially-distanced celebrations after the midfielder marked his goal against Southampton by doing ‘air handshakes’ with his team-mates. Premier League players have come under scrutiny for their celebrations amid rising Covid-19 cases, and yet more of them ignored the rules to avoid hugging …